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2013 in review

January 1, 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 8 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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2012 in review

January 2, 2013

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 42,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 10 Film Festivals

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Strikers’ Demo, London 28 March 2012

March 30, 2012

There’s been a bit in the news about the teachers’ strike over pensions on Wednesday but remarkably little about the demonstration that took place in London that day. So here are some pictures taken by someone who was there: (more…)

2011 in review

January 1, 2012

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 31,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Audio Woo Woo

February 2, 2009

[BPSDB]I can’t get into work today because of the snow so I’ve been surfing the net and found this promotion of overpriced power cables. (more…)

Old Stuff Revisted

October 4, 2008

AOL-UK are closing their blogging service so I’ve decided to transfer some, most or all of my old AOL blogs here. (more…)

Final Instalment of the Fish Oil Saga

July 1, 2008

I have had a final response from the Information Commissioner on my attempts to find out what brought about the decision to procede with the fish oil trial initiative. (more…)

Bookstalls

June 3, 2008

No bad science or even venting anger today, just ruminations about how “Fings ain’t what they used to be”. (more…)

Oh, The Hypocrisy

May 31, 2008

You’ve probably heard by now that Tony Blair wants to unite all religions. The man’s Messianic attitude is getting seriously out of hand. (more…)

Getting The Story Straight

April 19, 2008

Seems to be beyond Durham County Council. (more…)